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Cryptomeria japonica
(Taxodiaceae)

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Species description or overview

Cryptomeria japonica information from "Common forest trees of Hawaii" View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Information about Cryptomeria japonica is presented with respect to this species being a forest tree in Hawaii. The information on this site is from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) 1989 publication by Little and Skolmen entitled "Common forest trees of Hawaii (native and introduced)."


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Cryptomeria japonica
Nomenclatural information about Cryptomeria japonica is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Cryptomeria japonica information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cryptomeria japonica--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Cryptomeria japonica information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Cryptomeria japonica, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Cryptomeria japonica
Nomenclatural information about Cryptomeria japonica is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Cryptomeria japonica (Taxodiaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Cryptomeria japonica as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Risk assessments

Cryptomeria japonica weed risk assessment for Hawaii-Pacific
Results of a weed risk assessment for Cryptomeria japonica for the Hawaii-Pacific region are presented by the Hawaii-Pacific Weed Risk Assessment team.


Images

Images of Cryptomeria japonica (Cupressaceae) (Japanese tsugi pine)
Links to high-resolution free images of Cryptomeria japonica (Cupressaceae) (Japanese tsugi pine) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Cryptomeria japonica information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cryptomeria japonica in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Bischofia to Cryptomeria images and weed risk assessment scores
Images of trees Bischofia to Cryptomeria, and their weed risk assessment scores, listed alphabetically, are from the University of Hawaii Forestry Extension.


Distribution

Cryptomeria japonica information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cryptomeria japonica in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Cryptomeria japonica information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cryptomeria japonica--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.


Books

Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives)
Veitch, C.R. and M.N. Clout (eds.) . 2002. Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives). IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. vii + 414pp. ISBN: 2-8317-0682-3.


Full-text articles

Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research
Stone, Charles P., Clifford W. Smith, and J. Timothy Tunison (eds.) . 1992. Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit. ISBN: 0-8248-1474-6.

Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives)
Veitch, C.R. and M.N. Clout (eds.) . 2002. Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives). IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. vii + 414pp. ISBN: 2-8317-0682-3.


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